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Thousands of people today showed their intricate and colorful body art at the International London Tattoo Convention in Wapping. Depicted is a man with ink on his arms, chest and body, along with various piercings in the face

Tatt is ink-redable! From zombie punks to Lord of the Rings – & # 39; the world's greatest tattoo artists showcase their amazing body-art skills at massive conferences in London

  • The International London Tattoo Convention started today at the Tobacco Dock in Wapping, London
  • Annual event shows renowned artists from countries such as South Korea, Germany, France and Spain
  • Visitors were seen with their intricate body art, while others were given some new ink the first day
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Thousands of tattoo enthusiasts show off their colorful and intricate colors today when one of & # 39; the world's largest body art conventions started.

During the three-day event at the Tobacco Dock in Wapping, London, people from all over the world come together to admire each other's impressive designs and even do new work.

Now, in its 15th year, the International London Tattoo Convention welcomes more than 400 renowned artists from countries such as South Korea, Germany and Spain.

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Organizers describe the weekend event, which also features live music and trade stands, as & # 39; the most exciting, anticipated, and resoundingly successful celebration of body art in the world & # 39 ;.

Some of the visitors who arrived today were covered with impressive designs, including faces, flowers and animals, while others had a number of piercings and a man wore a Lord of the Rings back.

During the weekend there is also a competition where visitors get the chance to give their opinion about the best piece that was made during the event, while jury members are the best in categories, including ornamental and realism.

Thousands of people today showed their intricate and colorful body art at the International London Tattoo Convention in Wapping. Depicted is a man with ink on his arms, chest and body, along with various piercings in the face

Thousands of people today showed their intricate and colorful body art at the International London Tattoo Convention in Wapping. Depicted is a man with ink on his arms, chest and body, along with various piercings in the face

More than 400 world-famous artists are present during the weekend event and present their talents. A visitor to the conference today was seen with illustrations about her arms and abdomen

More than 400 world-famous artists are present during the weekend event and present their talents. A visitor to the conference today was seen with illustrations about her arms and abdomen

More than 400 world-famous artists are present during the weekend event and present their talents. A visitor to the conference today was seen with illustrations about her arms and abdomen

Three men, including two with colored tattoos and one with black and white images on his stomach and arms, posed for a photo at the convention that is now in its 15th year
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Three men, including two with colored tattoos and one with black and white images on his stomach and arms, posed for a photo at the convention that is now in its 15th year

Three men, including two with colored tattoos and one with black and white images on his stomach and arms, posed for a photo at the convention that is now in its 15th year

This man added another tat to his already impressive Lord of the Rings inspired back piece with Gandalf and Golem

This man added another tat to his already impressive Lord of the Rings inspired back piece with Gandalf and Golem

This man added another tat to his already impressive Lord of the Rings inspired back piece with Gandalf and Golem

Others took off their underwear and were bravely inked in front of the crowd during the East London event today

Others took off their underwear and were bravely inked in front of the crowd during the East London event today

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Others took off their underwear and were bravely inked in front of the crowd during the East London event today

A man had a tattoo artist ink his left arm during the day's event and watched the creation on his skin come to life

A man had a tattoo artist ink his left arm during the day's event and watched the creation on his skin come to life

A man had a tattoo artist ink his left arm during the day's event and watched the creation on his skin come to life

An artist can be seen preparing a man's leg for a new tattoo

An artist can be seen preparing a man's leg for a new tattoo

A man today showed his bodysuit at the event

A man today showed his bodysuit at the event

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From those who just started with a few tattoos, left, to others with most of their body covered, right, all types of body art enthusiasts were seen today at the East London convention

A visitor to the London convention today added a tattoo to his collection by being inked for spectators

A visitor to the London convention today added a tattoo to his collection by being inked for spectators

A visitor to the London convention today added a tattoo to his collection by being inked for spectators

This person showed his complicated back piece. During the weekend a competition will be held to find the best pieces made during the event

This person showed his complicated back piece. During the weekend a competition will be held to find the best pieces made during the event

This person showed his complicated back piece. During the weekend a competition will be held to find the best pieces made during the event

A man with piercings in the face and various tattoos posed today for a photo outside the international tattoo convention
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A man with piercings in the face and various tattoos posed today for a photo outside the international tattoo convention

A man with piercings in the face and various tattoos posed today for a photo outside the international tattoo convention

Several people, one man pictured, were seen today with tattoos on their faces and covering most of their bodies

Several people, one man pictured, were seen today with tattoos on their faces and covering most of their bodies

This man was seen with tattoos on his face and his tongue split

This man was seen with tattoos on his face and his tongue split

Several people, left and another right with a cleft tongue, were seen today with tattoos on their faces and covering most of their body

Double speed! This woman had two tattoo artists working on her arms at the same time during a meeting at Tobacco Dock

Double speed! This woman had two tattoo artists working on her arms at the same time during a meeting at Tobacco Dock

Double speed! This woman had two tattoo artists working on her arms at the same time during a meeting at Tobacco Dock

Another man saw his iPad and earphones relax while an artist gave him some ink at the convention

Another man saw his iPad and earphones relax while an artist gave him some ink at the convention

Another man saw his iPad and earphones relax while an artist gave him some ink at the convention

A woman seemed relaxed while she had a detailed piece tattooed on her arm during the first day of the annual event

A woman seemed relaxed while she had a detailed piece tattooed on her arm during the first day of the annual event

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A woman seemed relaxed while she had a detailed piece tattooed on her arm during the first day of the annual event

Two men were simultaneously tattooed today, with one ink on his head and the other on his right lower leg

Two men were simultaneously tattooed today, with one ink on his head and the other on his right lower leg

Two men were simultaneously tattooed today, with one ink on his head and the other on his right lower leg

Colin Snow showed his ink today at the East London event that covers his arms, legs, abdomen and part of his head

Colin Snow showed his ink today at the East London event that covers his arms, legs, abdomen and part of his head

Colin Snow showed his ink today at the East London event that covers his arms, legs, abdomen and part of his head

This person had added more ink to his already impressive collection by one of the 400 artists at the show in London today
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This person had added more ink to his already impressive collection by one of the 400 artists at the show in London today

This person had added more ink to his already impressive collection by one of the 400 artists at the show in London today

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